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01/08/2016 13:46 EST | Updated 01/08/2017 00:12 EST

Davis, Cousineau named for induction into U.S. College Football Hall of Fame

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Former CFL stars Troy Davis and Tom Cousineau were among 14 players named for induction into the U.S. College Football Hall of Fame on Friday.

Davis, who starred as a running back at Iowa State, joined the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in 2001 following two seasons with the NFL's New Orleans Saints. Davis spent seven years in Canada with the Ticats, Edmonton and Toronto Argonauts, winning a Grey Cup in '05 with the Eskimos.

Cousineau was a standout linebacker at Ohio State before signing with the CFL's Montreal Alouettes in 1979. He spent three seasons with the Als, appearing in the 1979 Grey Cup which Edmonton won 17-9, before joining the NFL's Cleveland Browns in 1982.

Mike Utley, a former Washington State offensive lineman who suffered a spinal cord injury during an NFL game and was paralyzed, was also named for induction. Florida State's Derrick Brooks and Purdue's Rod Woodson also join this year's class.

The latest group, which will be inducted in December, was announced Friday by the National Football Foundation.

The rest of the class includes LSU's Bert Jones, UNLV's Randall Cunningham, North Carolina's William Fuller, Wisconsin's Tim Krumrie, Harvard's Pat McInally, Colorado's Herb Orvis, Georgia's Scott Woerner, Ashland's Bill Royce and Nebraska Omaha's Marlin Briscoe.

The two new Hall of Fame coaches are Bill Bowles of New Hampshire and Frank Girardi of Lycoming.

The Associated Press

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